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Perverted ‘flasher’ masturbated at woman in North Dublin

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Perverted ‘flasher’ masturbated at woman in North Dublin

Gardai are hunting for a middle aged, overweight man who exposed himself to a woman in Clontarf, north Dublin, yesterday.

Reports indicate that the woman, who is aged in her 30s, was alone as she walked along the promenade.

According to Gardaí, as the woman passed the man he stood up from a shelter overlooking the seafront, yanked down his trousers and started masturbating at her.

Arriving shortly afterwards, officers from Clontarf Station were unable to locate the pervert, a garda spokesperson said

“I was absolutely shocked… I should have taken a picture of him but I wanted to get out of there as quickly as possible, he could have done anything,” the terrified victim told the Irish Daily Star.

Describing the flasher as a middle-aged man who was overweight and around six feet tall, the victim said he fled after she told him she was calling the police.

“Families use that path and I had just passed a lady walking with her child.

“This man is obviously very dangerous,” she added.

Anyone who might have seen the man is asked to contact the Clontarf Garda Station on 016664800 or the Garda Confidential Hotline on 1800-666111.